Key Features in Importance Order:

Embargo Date:
Sales Start Date:
Target Market:
24th January 2008 (04.00AM GMT)
March 2008
Amateur Photographers
Key Features in Importance Order:
• 12.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor
• 3.5 frames per second continuous shooting
• 9-point wide-area AF with f/2.8 cross-type
centre point
• EOS Integrated Cleaning System
The EOS 450D is a new addition to
Canon's Digital SLR range.
Canon's Digital SLR range consists
of the following products:
EOS-1Ds Mark III, EOS-1D Mark III,
EOS 5D, EOS 40D, EOS 450D, EOS 400D
• 3.0" LCD with Live View mode
• 14-bit processing and DIGIC III for enhanced
speed and image quality
• Large, bright viewfinder
• Customisable Picture Style image processing
options
• Compact and lightweight body
• Digital Photo Professional RAW processing
software
• Compatible with all Canon EF and EF-S lenses
and Speedlite EX flashes
Product Name
Mercury Code
EAN Code
Recommended Retail Price
EOS 450D Body Kit Black
2758B009AA
8714574516707
£599.99 / €899.99
EOS 450D 18-55 IS Lens Kit Black
2758B014AA
8714574516752
£679.99 / €999.99
What’s in the box (Body Kit Black):
EOS 450D (Black) Body, Eyecup Ef, Camera Cover R-F-3, Wide Strap EW-100DBIII, Battery Charger LC-E5E, Power Cord, Battery
Pack LP-E5, Battery Cover, Video Cable VC-100, Interface Cable IFC-200U
What’s in the box (18-55 IS Lens Kit Black):
EOS 450D (Black) Body, Eyecup Ef, Camera Cover R-F-3, Wide Strap EW-100DBIII, Battery Charger LC-E5E, Power Cord, Battery
Pack LP-E5, Battery Cover, Video Cable VC-100, Interface Cable IFC-200U, EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS, Lens Dust Cap E-58, Lens
Dust Cap E, Promotional Tag (First 3 months)
Accessories
Mercury Code
EAN Code
Battery Pack (LP-E5)
3039B001AA
4960999612225
Battery Charger (LC-E5E)
3048B001AA
4960999612478
AC Adapter Kit (ACK-E5)
3071B003AA
4960999613079
DC Coupler (DR-E5)
3072B001AA
4960999613116
Accessories
Mercury Code
EAN Code
Car Battery Charger (CBC-E5)
3051B001AA
4960999612485
Battery Grip (BG-E5)
3052B001AA
4960999612546
Wide Strap (EW-100DBIII)
3055B001AA
4960999612553
2748B002AA
4960999612560
3069B001AA
4960999613130
Case (EH19-L)
Eyepiece Extender (EP-EX15II)
Technical Specifications
IMAGE SENSOR
Type
Effective Pixels
Total Pixels
Aspect Ratio
Low-Pass Filter
Colour Filter Type
IMAGE PROCESSOR
Type
LENS
Lens Mount
Focal Length
FOCUSING
Type
AF System/Points
AF Working Range
AF Modes
AF Point Selection
Selected AF Point Display
Predictive AF
AF Lock
AF Assist Beam
Manual Focus
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Metering Modes
Metering Range
AE Lock
Exposure Compensation
AEB
ISO Speed Equivalent
SHUTTER
Type
Speed
Shutter Release
WHITE BALANCE
Type
Settings
22.2 x 14.8mm CMOS
Approx. 12.2M
Approx. 12.4M
3:2
Built-in/Fixed with Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
Primary Colour
DIGIC III
EF/EF-S
1.6x Multiplication with EF lens fitted
TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
9 AF points (Cross type f/2.8 at centre)
EV -0.5-18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
AI Focus, One Shot, AI Servo
Automatic selection, Manual selection
Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on
LCD monitor
Yes
Locked when shutter button is pressed half way
in One Shot AF mode
Intermittent firing of built-in flash
Selected on lens
TTL full aperture metering with 35-zone SPC
1. Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
2. Partial metering at center (approx. 9% of viewfinder)
3. Spot metering at center (approx. 4% of viewfinder)
4. Center weighted average metering
EV 1-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
Auto: Operates in 1-shot AF mode with evaluative
metering when focus is achieved
Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes
+/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
+/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
AUTO(100-800), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
(in 1/3-stop increments)
ISO 200-1600 in Highlight Tone Priority (C.Fn II -3)
Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments),
Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range
varies by shooting mode)
Soft touch electromagnetic release
Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom.
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9
WHITE BALANCE
(CONTINUED)
WB Bracketing
COLOUR MATRIX
Type
VIEWFINDER
Viewfinder
Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)
Magnification
Eyepoint
Dioptre Correction
Focusing Screen
Mirror
Viewfinder Information
Depth of Field Preview
Eyepiece shutter
LCD MONITOR
Monitor
Coverage
Brightness
FLASH
Modes
HotShoe/PC Terminal
X-sync
Red-eye Reduction
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Bracketing
Flash Exposure Lock
Second Curtain Synchronisation
Built-in Flash Range
Guide Number
(ISO 100, meters)
External Flash
SHOOTING
Modes
Photo Effects
Drive Modes
Continuous Shooting
+/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias
Two types of colour space, sRGB and Adobe RGB
Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror)
Approx. 95%
0.87x 1
Approx. 19mm (from eyepiece lens center)
-3 to +1 m -1 (dioptre)
Fixed
Quick-return half mirror
(Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)
AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light),
exposure information (shutter speed, aperture value,
ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure
level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure
warning, AEB), flash information (flash ready,
high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure
compensation, red-eye reduction light),
white balance correction, SD card information,
monochrome shooting, maximum burst
YES
On strap
3.0" TFT, approx. 230K dots
Live View Mode with selectable grid
Approx. 100%
Adjustable to one of seven levels
Auto, Manual Flash On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction
YES / NO
1/200sec
YES
+/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Coverage up to 17mm focal length
(27mm equivalent)
13
E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites,
wireless multi-flash support
Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night
Portrait, No Flash, Program AE , Shutter priority AE,
Aperture priority AE, Manual, A-DEP
Monochrome (selected from the "Picture Style"
menu) with options for Filters and Toning Effects.
Single/Continuous
Max. Approx. 3.5fps. (speed maintained for up to
53 images (JPEG) 2, 6 images (RAW) 3
Technical Specifications (Cont.)
RECORDING PIXELS/
COMPRESSION
Image Size
Compression
FILE FORMAT
Still Image Format
RAW+JPEG simultaneous
recording
File Numbering
Processing Parameters
DIRECT PRINT
Canon Printers
PictBridge
OTHER FEATURES
Custom Functions
LCD Panel (EL) Illumination
Water/Dust Resistance
My Camera
Sound Memo
Intelligent Orientation Sensor
Histogram
Playback Zoom
Display Formats
Image Erase Protection
Image Erase
Self Timer
Menu Categories
Menu Languages
Firmware Update
INTERFACE
Computer
Other
MEMORY CARD
Type
SUPPORTED OPERATING
SYSTEM
PC & Macintosh
(LF) 4272x2848, (LN) 4272x2848,
(MF) 3088x2056, (MN) 3088x2056,
(SF) 2256x1504, (SN) 2256x1504,
(RAW) 4272x2848
Fine, Normal, RAW
(14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition)
SOFTWARE
Browsing & Printing
Other
JPEG (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule
for Camera File system (2.0), Digital Print Order
Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Yes (RAW + Large JPEG only)
Drivers
Image Manipulation
1. Consecutive numbering
2. Auto reset
3. Manual reset
6 Preset 'Picture Styles' with 3 User defined settings
POWER SOURCE
Batteries
Battery Life
Battery Check
Power Saving
A/C Power Supply
Canon SELPHY Printers, Bubble Jet Printers with the
direct print function and PIXMA Printers supporting
PictBridge
YES
13 Custom Functions with 34 settings
N/A
NO
NO
NO
YES
Brightness: YES
RGB: YES
1.5x - 10x
1. Single image with information (2 levels)
2. Single image
3. 4 image index
4. 9 image index
5. Jump Display
Erase protection of one image at a time
Single image, All images on card, Checkmarked
images, Unprotected images
Approx. 2 or 10 sec.
1. Shooting menu
2. Playback menu
3. Setup menu
4. My Menu
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese,
Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish,
Greek, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Traditional
Chinese, Korean, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Czech
Update possible by the user
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B)
Video output (PAL/ NTSC)
SD card, SDHC card
ACCESSORIES
General
Lenses
Flash
Battery Grip
Remote Controller/Switch
Power Supply & Battery Chargers
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Body Materials
Operating Environment
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Weight (body only)
1
2
3
4
Windows 2000 (SP4) / XP (SP2) / Vista
(excl. Starter Edition) OS X v10.3-10.4
ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture,
Original Data Security Tools*)
* Requires optional accessory
PTP TWAIN Driver (Windows 2000 )
Digital Photo Professional (RAW Image Processing)
1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E5
Approx. 500 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) 4
Approx. 400 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Automatic
Power turns off after 30sec or 1, 2, 4, 8 or 15mins.
Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-E5
Eyecup Ef, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15II,
Angle Finder C, Semi-Hard Case EH18-L
All EF and EF-S lenses
Canon Speedlites (220EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX,
550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, Macro-Ring-Lite MR-14EX,
Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2)
BG-E5
Remote Switch RS-60E3, Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5
AC Adapter Kit ACK-E5, Battery charger LC-E5E,
Car Battery charger CBC-E5, Battery Pack LP-E5
Stainless Steel/Plastic
0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
128.8 x 97.5 x 61.9 mm
Approx. 475g
with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt
Large/Fine resolution100
Based on Canon's testing conditions with 1GB memory card JPEG quality 8, ISO 100,
Standard Picture Style. Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand and
capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom
functions etc.
Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied
with the camera, except where indicated
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.
Specifications are subject to change without notice. ™ and ®: All company and/or
product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective
manufacturers in their markets and/or countries.